Wilfred Owen Essay | Pity of War

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Pity of War

Summary: Wilfred Owen describes his poetry as conveying the pity of war. Essay discusses the ways Owen explores this topic in his poetry.

People always say, "All is fair in love and war". However, I totally disagree with this statement. This is because, looking at the word, WAR, my first opinion about war is that it means, worry, agony and when all is destroyed, only ruins are left. War is something, which not only affects the people involved in it but whoever who is in some particular way related to the victim. Wilfred Owen describes his poetry as depicting the pity of war. Although many of his poems contain this essence of pity, I think that "Disabled" and "Dulce Et Decorum Est" are two ballads, which strongly demonstrate the idea of pity.

Looking first at "Disabled", we can clearly see how Wilfred Owen conveys the pity of war. By first concentrating on the title itself, we realize that "disabled" means to deprive of capability or effectiveness, and especially to impair...

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